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, effectively fire elected officials. then "detropia." and looks at post industrial detroit and its struggle to survive. >> i am out there at 8:00, 7:30. i don't be late for anyone. what am i to do when all i have is the bus? please, please, don't take our transportation away. >> we will also look at the obama administration support for indefinite detention at home and abroad with logger marcy wheeler here in grand rapids. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from grand rapids, michigan. the occupy wall street of the celebrated its first anniversary on monday with actions in new york city and other cities across the country. in manhattan, protesters tried to block access to the new york stock exchange by erecting a people's wall. >> today is occupy wall street's birthday, and we are celebrating. we are rising above all of the corruption and police brutality that has happened already. i, myself, had never in all my 57 years seen anything like zuccotti park. i personally have been waiting for
. is he buried under a shed in detroit? the latest attempt to end the 37-year-old mystery of jimmy hoffa. >>> and later, girls cheering on other girls and making a difference. >>> it is one of the most famous and enduring american mysteries, what happened to jimmy hoffa, the teamster's boss who went missing without a trace in 1975. well, now investigators are back on the case just outside detroit. and nbc's john yang is there. >> reporter: could these six-foot cylinders with dark, muddy soil, two inches in diameter, hold the mystery of jimmy hoffa? this man said he saw the body buried years ago, and where ground-penetrating radar showed something, two feet deep. >> we're just doing our job, we had credible information and had to follow through with it. >> reporter: police said when he disappeared in 1975, there was a different shed, the floor was dirt, not yet covered with concrete. it is about 20 miles from where hoffa was last seen, apparently lured by two mob figures, since then, he has been famous, and his organized crime ties and federal court convictions in the '60s. jack nicholson
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bailed out detroit. they agree he passed the stimulus. that's where the clear choice comes. because all the republicans are saying is our country needed help, and look what balm did. obama did. well the democrats keep saying, our country needed help, and look what obama did! ( cheers and applause ) and, folks, and, folks, that vast distinction means this is not just the most important election of our lifetimes. it's actually the most important inflection of our lifetime. ( laughter ) back to you, stephen. thanks, stephen. that was good? ( laughter ) we'll be right back. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcome back, everybody, thank you very much. thank you. folks, i have to tell you as disturbing as watching the democrats destroy our country is, it is more upsetting to see it destroyed by friends. all week the democratic convention was a never-ending train of friends of the report. to name just a few-- first lady michelle obama. san antonio mayor julian castro. new york mayor corey booker. education secretary arne duncan. singer/songwriter james taylor. even the symbol of our cou
's comment. she is not being lady like. and also ahead, supposed to be a documentary about detroit's come back. funny thing happened on the way to the movie. film makers found something far different. we talk to one of the directors behind this film that got buzz at sun dance. don't miss willie's weekend review. >>> first, bill has a look at the weekend. >> looking nice in a few spots. we always have the trouble areas. get to that in a second. starting with the morning commute, in the heart of it, in areas of new england it is raining on and off. we are getting better in connecticut. new york, massachusetts, sliding into vermont. how does the weekend look. that storm will exit new england. a new storm brewing in the northern great lakes. the rainy weather, texas on the gulf coast this weekend, you are the ones that could get drenched. here is the forecast for the weekend. starting with today, rain develops late day, dallas, san antonio, eventually to houston. gorgeous in northern plains. west coast, enjoy it, beautiful weather for the weekend, you'll be hot in l.a. next weekend, could be
the democratic convention before it's even started. >>> plus who stole a secret service truck in detroit over the weekend. what that means for the vice president's visit to detroit today. >>> time 7:14. new zealand withdrawing soldiers from afghanistan earlier than expected. new zealand's prime minister said all soldiers will be out by the end of april, five months ahead of schedule. ten soldiers have been killed in afghanistan. all foreign troops expected to be out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> it is 7:15. democrats are gathering in charlotte, north carolina this week for their national convention. sandra endo is in charlotte where the big question facing democrats as they push for president obama's reelection. good morning, sandra. >> reporter: good morning, tori. that's right. the whole question is are you better? and that's something the democrats will be responding to during their convention; but democrats are starting the week off with festivities. they are celebrating labor day. and tomorrow is when they get down to party business. the stage is set, and democrats are gatherin
in suburban detroit. >>> and it's one of the most famous paintings in the whole world. now, the mona lisa might have a twin. a new group claims da vinci created another version of mona. newsroom starts now. >>> good morning to you, thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. >>> nfl fans along national night nair is finally over, the regular referees coming back on the field, starting with tonight's browns/ravens game. the tipping point to reach a deal between the league and the refs may have indeed been that botched call at the end of monday night's football game. cnn's jason carle is outside the nfl's offices. good morning, jason. >> reporter: and good morning to you. that call on monday night set all things in motion, 17 hours of negotiation going on in tuesday, more negotiating going on until midnight last night, about when both sides came to this agreement, made the announcement they reach this agreement, fans are very happy about, the rest really making now the a good way in terms of what was reached. the referees will not have to give up their pension in exchange for 401(
digging in detroit. this is a live picture. investigators will dig under that driveway and take a coarse sample to determine if any human remains are down there. the home is in roseville, michigan. they got a credible tip a body was buried there around the time hoffa went missing. hoffa's disappearance is one of those bizarre mysteries and years later remains firmly planted in pop culture. >> jimmy hoffa, the mafia backed union guy remained unvowed despite the efforts of kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you, mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me, i don't need $3 million and my brother elected president will whop your -- >> and anti-hero was born and many believed the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giants' stadium until they eventually dug it up and built a new stadium, no body and no hoffa. they removed floorboards in 2002 to find traces of his blood, no go. in 2006, they raised a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. today, in roseville, michigan, police will dig up a driveway. >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> hoffa's son, james, is now president of the
to the west that have been streaming in this morning. some showers near detroit approaching toledo, ohio andean -- ohio and indiana. 50s in the suburbs. ice lighted 40s during the shenandoah valley. a touch of fog up in frederick, quarter mile visibility. warrenton a half mile. leonardtown also a quarter mile visibility. tap hon knack half mile. -- tappahannock half mile. let's go to monika samtani. >>> it started off so beautifully and ended at this point not very nice. if you're planning to head on the beltway, we're talking about a police chase that ended on the outer loop of the beltway just near route 1 in college park. this is what it left for you. let's take a live look right now from our sky 9. oh, it went to black. sorry about that. you want to know it's very, very heavy from new carrollton heading northbound on the beltway toward route 1 where the pace then improves. activity is gone. your lanes are actually open but it just is very, very tough getting by. let's go back over to the other side of town. no problems to report if you're planning to head on the northbound side of i-
at a ital te. >>n mypponent sa we should just let detroit go bankrupt, that would have meant walking away from an industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs. it supports busisses in 82 of 88 ohio counties so when he said that, i said, no, i'm going to bet on america. i'm betting on american workers. >>hio's 7.2% unemployment rate is directly linked to the auto scue, the loan. romney's campaign will live to regretledetroigo bankrupt," that editorial, that of course he pinned in a detroit newspaper. according to cnn, a longtime gop strategist called obama's advantage on the automobile loan a kick in the blanks for the romney campaign. se. ie ks i think you know what he said. romney is also still struggling to undo the damage done by ads highlighting his record at bain capital. the obama campaign and super pacs flooded the airwaves in ohio with ads, pushing romney's anti-worki manmage. onrticular awaespecially damaging. >> out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage, gathered the guy, and we but that 30-foot sge, not knowing what it was for. dla ahr shifts were told to
bailout. >> he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean this sincerely. he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits, but it's not the way to lead our country from the highest office. >> to help us separate fact from fiction is the "the washington post" fact checker. good to see you. good morning. as we did last week with mitt romney's speech we want to remind everybody you don't assign -- joe biden said mitt romney was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. >> there was a headline on an opinion article that romney wrote that used the word bankruptcy let detroit go bankrupt but he was talking about a managed bankruptcy, essentially what the obama administrations ended up doing. however most experts do say that if managed bankruptcy had been tried at the time romney suggested it, it probably wouldn't have worked. >> the vice president attacked mitt romney's tax plan. let me play that. >> governor romney believes it's okay to raise taxes on middle class by $2,000 in order to pa
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, in new york, los angeles, atlanta, dallas, and detroit. so adding their two cents to the rumor mill is a cast of radio royalty from across the nation. >> we go from new york to detroit, from detroit to atlanta, back to new york, back and forth, back and forth. >> reporter: among the hosts, scott and todd of new york's wplj morning show. >> a 20-year study shows that rude people make more money than nice people. up yours. >> reporter: they say this season is not one to miss. >> we think it's going to be awesome. >> it's radio with pictures. >> now our audience gets to see, good or bad, what happens in that radio studio. >> over the top screaming success, guaranteed. >> big. >> reporter: they promise to dish the dirt on everything in hollywood and beyond. >> supposedly they are making it from spider milk. i think it's spider silk. not milk. how do you milk a spider? [ laughter ] >> little tiny nipples. >> reporter: nothing is off limits. >> at least at the strip club, they wipe the pole down or something before the next girl goes. >> we think it, we say it, not afraid to say it, not a
was expected to meet with detroit mobster and a new jersey labor leader. well, according to urban legends, the one-time union tough guy is buried somewhere from giants stadium to the florida everglades, under gm headquarters or maybe in cement in freeways from new york to detroit. well, now the seemingly and never-ending search for hoffa is taking police to the driveway of an unassuming house in roseville, michigan, just outside of detroit. today they drilled through the pavement under a shed and took a soil sample to see if any human remains are there. james berlin is the police chief. chief, what was found? >> today there was no discernible human remains in the samples we brought up. but we're going to have that tested by a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university to see if there are any evidence of human remains in the samples. >> okay. so what led you all to this driveway in the first place? what was it about a tipsters advice that seemed credible enough to you? >> well, we had an individual come forward who claimed he witnessed a body being enturned in this location 35 so
to correct him. he was at wright state which is in dayton, ohio. not wayne state which is in detroit. >>> coming up, the latest cbs news poll on the race for the white house. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news". morning news". i'm bonnie, and this is my cvs. i don't have time for the flu. that's why i'm knocking things off my to-do list. vitamin d, done! hand sanitizer, done! hey, eric! i'm here for my flu shot. sorry, didn't make an appointment. well, you don't need one. whether it's flu shots or prescriptions, we continue to accept express scripts and medco plans. i'm bonnie, and this is my cvs. mmmm, just how satisfying of new light & fit greek? morning donut cookies chips, chips,...! silence those tempting thoughts with new light & fit greek. its creamy thick texture helps satisfy you. it has twice the protein of regular lowfat yogurt. and at 80 calories it's the lightest greek yogurt with fruit. cupcake! it's not gonna happen. new light & fit greek. be light and fit and satisfied. ,,,,,,,, >>> summer may be over but this bear is ready for a pool party. the black be
we should do? let detroit go bankrupt what did mitt romney and paul ryan propose with respect to social security a number of years ago? let's privatize it. you just cited the statistics about the collapse in the retirement system. the american people lost about a third of their savings, if we listened to mitt romney and paul ryan on social security, people would have had nothing. >> each night, veteran talk host, ed schultz, tackles the issues that matter most to americans. don't miss it at 8:00 p.m. eastern on msnbc. >>> well elsewhere according to the latest gallup poll, republican presidential candidate mitt romney's acceptance speech at the gop convention in tampa last week scored a record low with americans. only 38% of americans surveyed rated romney's speech as excellent or good, the lowest rating of any of the eight speeches gallup has tested since bob dole's gop acceptance speech in 1996. 16% rated the romney address as poor or terrible. >>> it has been a week since isaac slammed into the gulf coast and still, tens of thousands of people are in the dark. while crews h
's start a road trip tomorrow, detroit, new york and texas. not waiting around. look that lines for potential playoff tickets. wildcard and the three playoff games in the divisional round. thousands of ticket snapped up in the first hour as a's fans it has been a wile since you felt -- while since you felt this good. even peyton manning can have a bad quarter. wow! first three possessions in atlanta. interception. three minutes later, the interception. and then mcclain, three interceptions in the first 8 minutes of the game. peyton manning did come back and made the game close. gonzales out of cal says this will be his final year and then he is going on to the hall of fame. 7 catches. 70 yards. 27-21. the bad start doing in pam -- the bad start for peyton manning. the handshake off the bat. before the game, alex smith to davis. smith today picked by kurt warner of the nfl network, as the best quarterback in the league at this moment. bloody nose there. but bounced back. leading the 49ers 49ers to a 27- 19 win and harbaugh ready to go, praising smith. >> he is an expert in this s
wins 3-1. oakland a's increasing their wild card lead. they battered detroit pitchers in a 12-4 win. oakland is now 4 1/2 games in the race for the last post-season spot in the al. in football the new york giants got a lot of help from some super subs. andre brown with a big night for big blue. he runs for 113 yards and two touchdowns, while back up wide receiver added 123 yards. giants crushed carolina 36-7. when we return, high concept art. an apartment built 70 feet in the air all to discover christopher columbus. the air all to discover christopher columbus. [ female announcer ] we invited women to see the not so pretty truth about their body washes. i wouldn't change. [ female announcer ] this test paper was designed to react like your skin. if other body washes can strip this paper, imagine how harsh they can be to your skin. oh my gosh. [ female announcer ] new dove is different. its new breakthrough formula changes everything with the blend of gentle cleansers and nourishing nutrium moisture. so what do you think now? definitely switching to dove. [ female announcer ] this i
in the 50's for detroit. warning of a bit more in chicago, 68 degrees. plenty of warm up and down the east coast. new york and boston both looking at 70 degrees. here are the clouds moving in from the west. well to the west of us, we have some showers. these showers are expected to meet up with the drier air across the mid-atlantic. that will move across our area later tonight and early tomorrow morning. here is our future cast moving through the next 48 hours. highs will be around 80 degrees. the clouds increase later on tonight. the showers really fizzle out. saturday, comfortable temperatures, a 70-80, and clear for the day on sunday. partly cloudy and comfortable today, 78-83 for the daytime high. tonight, the concert looks dry. temperatures 56-64. the extended outlook shows our temperatures will remain comfortable. sunday and monday, better chance for widespread showers, even some heavier rain as we move into monday night and tuesday. we have a very interesting blog just posted on wjla.com talking about how much rain we could see. some areas may see over an inch or two. >> they need i
forecast. 60 in minneapolis. detroit, 65. the cooler air will push into town. i will be back in a couple minutes with a look at doppler. we will penpoint the storms we have out there. >> thank you. had the storms, pepco. -- has already laid out a plan of action. john gonzalez is live in montgomery county. at least people are ready this time around. >> that is absolutely right. pepco try to stay ahead. it is really coming down. already 4500 pepco customers without power. here in rockville maryland -- and. it is already been hit the sky is really ominous. and the rain and wind really picking up. pepco and county leaders are watching the path of this storm. winds could exceed 50 miles per hour. many of us know all too well what has happened again to the past with trees and power lines. utility company has already reached out to local and out of state emergency management agency's. we spoke with montgomery county residents who already lost power this past summer, they have some concerns this afternoon. >> power outages. not having any electricity. stuff like that. >> this past year with all
on the united states -- the attempted bombing in times square, the underwear bombing on the flight into detroit -- that we have to be more vigilant and there has to be more surveillance and there has to beat more guarding of the united states and the homeland. guest: i think we have to be careful but i don't buy colesville surveillance of and -- i don't think wholesale surveillance is affected. it does not decrease -- it does not increase our national security to do this. it threatens it. when communities feel under siege, they closed down and don't communicate. when the oklahoma city was blown up, police did not monitor other communities around the country. we think that is not acceptable to take one individual who has committed a crime and say the group that he comes from is somehow culpable and you have to crack down on them. there would have been a nationwide outcry if that had happened after timothy mcveigh. that is what has happened with the arab american community in this country. host: you talk about the growth of the program "democracy now." what change has there been in the focus for
personal responsibility and care for their lives. drilling is under way outside detroit house as police search for the body of jimmy hoffa. a man said that he saw someone something in a black bag years ago. busiest freeway angeles, a 10 mile the 405 is closing for the weekend. they are putting in a new bridge, a ramp, and a carpool lane. there will be no orange line e between vienna and east falls church on metro. no green line service between avenue and branch from 10:00 tonight until closing on sunday. shuttle buses will be available. red line trains will single n noma and fort totten. yellow line trains will single huntington and braddock road. no work on the blue line this weekend. there's a plan in place to keep nationalsing if any playoff games run late. now an online company called leading social says it will pay for extended service. the company is putting down the it as ato cover deposit. and elementary school in washington had a l guest, washington .izards guard john wall he spoke with students and promoted a new school fitness program. brianne carter has details. >> a special
-1. oakland a's increasing their wild card lead. they battered detroit pitchers in a 12-4 win. oakland is now 4 1/2 games in the race for the last post-season spot in the al. in football the new york giants got a lot of help from some super subs. andre brown with a big night for big blue. he runs for 113 yards and two touchdowns, while back up wide receiver added 123 yards. giants crushed carolina 36-7. when we return, high concept art. an apartment built 70 feet in the air all to discover christopher columbus. [ female announcer ] we invited women to see the not so pretty truth about their body washes. i wouldn't change. [ female announcer ] this test paper was designed to react like your skin. if other body washes can strip this paper, imagine how harsh they can be to your skin. oh my gosh. [ female announcer ] new dove is different. its new breakthrough formula changes everything with the blend of gentle cleansers and nourishing nutrium moisture. so what do you think now? definitely switching to dove. [ female announcer ] this is new. this is different. this is care. >>> here's a look at t
featuring joe biden tomorrow in detroit, this u-haul truck was stolen. that's coming from the u.s. secret service. i'm going to read just a quote from a spokesman -- "a u-haul that we were utilizing was stolen at the weston hotel overnight." that's from ed donovan with the secret service. they are not saying what was actually inside the truck, so we're unclear about that, but the secret service representative is saying this shouldn't interfere with biden's event tomorrow in downtown detroit. >> that's an unusual development. we don't hear that very much. let's talk, shannon, about what expectations barack obama needs to meet at the democratic convention. >> reporter: yeah, in a lot of ways, his charge is different from mitt romney's last week in tampa. mitt romney had to introduce himself to a lot of people who don't know him, but the president obviously is well known, as you mentioned right off the top. his case, his charge is to make the case for re-election. you can expect for a lot of the speakers to come out and talk about all of the things that the administration has done for the ec
and she brought the fight right to them. the whole argument with detroit was we rebuilt it. not this phoney you didn't built it. we rebuilt it and mitt would have killed it. she articulated it better than anyone including ted strickland. >> eliot: there were a lot of good speeches but jennifer listed state by state how many jobs were saved when mitt romney was basically saying not our problem, capital is doing fine. my bank account in the cayman islands is looking just fine. we're not worried about uaw workers in detroit. nothing gives more texture to this campaign than that. >> and jobless rates was above 8%. i'd like to see someone come out and say a few things, but someone saying we were losing 750,000 jobs until the stimulus put into effect. >> eliot: the reality is that the republicans are going to create a false comparison. they're going to say back when ronald reagan was president or bill clinton was president unemployment was down 5%. when barack obama came in, we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. >> you can have high unemployment and raise taxes. >> those are freed
investments in the cayman islands or investments in companies that hurt america or his plea to let detroit go bankrupt. maybe it's proposed tax restructuring raising taxes on every day people to fund tax cuts for millionaire the. if you want to see the real romney and his real policy, truly follow the money folks. the bible says wherever your pressure lies that's where you'll find your heart. romney's treasure is the size of his own wallet, not yours, and it lies offshore with his profits, with our jobs and with a bunch of self-serving bets against america, and that's what he doesn't want you to see. coming up, the ads are airing, the spin doctors are spinning and the war rooms are rumbling. it's a monday on the campaign front. we will get you caught up on the latest. >> plus, secrets lives distortions, untruths, all of that and more flip-flops tonight on 60 minutes. later, i'll put it as simply as i can, republicans setting up laws to prevent minorities from voting. if that statement is in any way false, go ahead, sue me. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create j
. when the pundit said not to. they said let detroit go bankrupt. mitt romney went to detroit. manufacturing is the backbone in communities across ohio. they gave up on manufacturing jobs. more than 50,000 manufacturing jobs have been created across ohio during that administration. more than 500,000 across the country. i think that ohio in many ways is a microcosm of the challenges that the nation face oefrd the past four years and how we've begun to overcome them. >> meanwhile as you make those strong distinction points, mitt romney is making case elsewhere in ohio that it can't afford four more years of the president. this isn't on the plane. hopefully you'll be able to hear better. >> do we want four more years where every single year the take home pay goes down? >> no! >> do we want four more years of trillion-dollar deficits? >> no. >> so, ben, mitt romney has raised $6 million to president obama's $2.8 million. the super pacs as i know you're aware has fire power to release. when that happens in conjunction with the debates, do you fear an even tighter race here? >> well
to detroit was stolen. the secret service confirmed the theft outside a hotel yesterday. an agency spokesman said there was no weapon inside. equipment later recovered at a building. the truck found this morning and then searched by police. the vice president scheduled to speak at a rally and attend a parade in detroit. >>> he is not old enough to vote; but a high school senior froms agoryia, virginia the youngest delegate at last wok's republican convention. he'll be 18 before election day, eligible to serve and vote as a delegate. evan drain joins. great to see you, thanks for being here. >> thank you very much for having me. >> so many people don't get involved in the political process at such a young age. what inspired you and how did you become a delegate. >> became dell got by running in congressional district, which is virginia's 8th congressional district. ran a campaign for four months reaching out to voters. the reason able to win was that vert in my district recognized younger voters were affected by the president's policies and the negative affect they had on american youth. >> k
. 800 jobs were being lost a month. the housing market was in shambles. detroit was on the road to ruin. when president obama stepped into office, and he pulled our economy back from the brink. today there is only one person with the plan to return this country to prosperity, president barack obama. we are committed to his reelection. we are here at in charlotte to make sure president obama returns to the white house. we are here in charlotte to take back of the house of representatives and elect a stronger majority in the senate. we are here in charlotte to say with one voice that we will never stop fighting for the middle class. across the country, millions of working families know that we cannot go back to the failed republican economic policies of the past. we have to move forward. we know the democratic party is the oldest political party in the world but also the world's most forward looking. ours is the party of inclusion. the party of understanding. a party that believes this nation at drawls its strength from diversity. it values from is a middle- class. we believe that regardl
. >>> well, former detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick faces the music today. he and three others go on trial in federal court charged with using the mayor's office to enrich themselves. kilpatrick resigned his office back in 2008 because of another scandal that sent him to prison for 14 months. this trial could last four months and send him behind bars for a decade if he's convicted. >>> 16 members of an amish community in ohio have been convicted for hate crimes in a bizarre series of hair and beard-cutting attacks. federal prosecutors say that sam mullet and his followers aimed to humiliate victims over religious differences. the defendants never denied the attacks. but said they stemmed from a family feud. sentencing is scheduled for january. >> mullet, a classic last name. >> a muller, not mullet. >> florida convenience store. you might say he got a round of beer on the house. the knife-wielding man, he reached over the counter, yanked a wad of cash from the register. but he didn't get far. look at this. the clerk just grabbing a four-pack of beer, and just whipping the cans at the thief
to finding the watts company, elroy worked for governor john engler of michigan. he, like me, is from detroit michigan and is a graduate of moorehouse college. thank you, elroy. [applause] >> next, albert sanders jr. come on down. albert sanders jr. is counsel to the united states committee on the judiciary. he's a principal legal and policies adviser, the assistant majority leader to senator deck durbin from illinois, chairs the committee on constitution, civil rights and human rights. he offers counsel on issues ranking from privacy, finances reform and he was named to the luke's 21 under 40 list. mr. sanders earned his become a. in political science from moorehouse college in 2001, there after, completed a certificate at wharton business school, while getting his law degree from the university of pennsylvania, where he was president of the path in 2004. he's a member of the state bar of california and the district of columbia bar. [applause] >> andre d. washington, senior sociology major from hinesville, georgia, who currently serves as the 81st student association government president for
. thank you so much, doug mckelway. bill: there is breaking news outside of detroit. this a west bloomfield township in michigan. a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 12-year veteran police officer barricading him inside the house. suburban detroit now as police and s.w.a.t. team team surround the home. the officer shot a married father of four children, shot and killed around 10:00 in the evening as he entered a home in the oakland county community of west bloomfield township. we'll have more on this and what's being called a terrible day there in detroit, michigan. more after the break. also? martha: book to politics where the pundits from both sides now writing columns about whether president obama is still quote, relevant, after his speech at the democratic convention. the comment has the political world buzzing. we'll tell you what that's all about coming up next. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. unlike the leading regular tissue, puffs has soft, air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. so
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